Date(s) - 06/20/2020
10:00 - 12:00
This workshop, led by ACA (American Canoe Association) certified instructors, introduces participants to the sport of kayaking on flat water. Specific instruction and safety topics are covered on shore. Paddle strokes are demonstrated and the variety of kayak types is discussed. Wet exits are demonstrated by instructors on the water with time allotted to try out some paddling strokes. All equipment including life jackets is provided. Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and consider bringing sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle. No previous experience is required. The natural surface launch area is accessible by a paved trail from the parking lot. Private one-on-one kayak instruction is available at Monee Reservoir.
Ages 12 or older; $35/person.
Registration required by Friday, June 19: 708.534.8499, ReconnectWithNature.org.